From: Kenneth Whistler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 13:28:27 CST
> I'm a bit surprised though that it made it in Unicode (could be
> construed as a ligature of !? and doesn't seem to have caught on and be
> more widepread than other innovative punctuation marks like the « point
> d'ironie » (but it is not American ;-)).
XCCS (Xerox Character Code Standard), 15 June 1980:
353/50 (= 0xEC 0x28) "Interrobang" (exclamation and question marks
*That* is where it came from to make it into the Unicode Standard.
O.k., now that is cleared up, can we quit second-guessing the
history of this character?
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